10 THINGS June 13

Massive Dust Storm on Mars

Massive Martian dust storms have been challenging—and enticing—scientists for decades. Here’s the scoop on Martian dust:

Charon Emerges

This telescope image of a fuzzy, lopsided Pluto taken in 1978 led to the discovery of Charon, Pluto's most enigmatic moon.

Now Playing

Musical Descent to Titan


On unexplored worlds, the sound of science is a harmonious melody of chimes, clicks and mechanical whirrs. At least that’s how one scientist interpreted the January 2005 descent and landing of the European Space Agency’s Huygens probe on Titan..
4:33 minute video